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What are the Signs that Show a Decline in Your Mental Health?

During this pandemic, rehab facilities in Florida continue to provide treatment to patients suffering from co-occurring disorders.  If you previously had depression or other mental illness, it might come back or intensify during this pandemic. As much as possible, avoid using drugs or alcohol to cope because it can lead to addiction. [...]

2020-08-27T19:33:23+00:00 August 27th, 2020|Addiction, Blog|

How Drinking Alcohol Affects Your Immune System

People drink to relax, relieve stress, reduce feelings of sadness, and to socialize with others. In moderation, drinking alcohol is okay, but when consumed frequently in high volumes, and combined with stress, it turns into a real health risk that could affect your body's ability to fight diseases. Your casual [...]

2020-08-07T20:08:45+00:00 August 7th, 2020|Blog|

Is COVID-19 Pushing People to Their Limits?

This global pandemic has instilled a level of fear and anxiety in people. The uncertainty, unemployment, lockdowns, and social isolation are also pushing people to the edge of their sanity. Because of this, people have turned to drugs or alcohol to cope, and most recovering addicts have relapsed. Thus, the [...]

2020-07-27T20:08:22+00:00 July 27th, 2020|Blog, Drug Addiction|

How Drug Use Increases Your Risk of Catching the Virus

Because of this global pandemic, the government had to impose widespread lockdowns and social distancing measures to keep everyone safe and protect from the virus. Unfortunately, it has become more challenging for recovering addicts and people dealing with drug addiction to access support and treatment at a drug rehab in South Florida.  [...]

2020-07-27T18:48:06+00:00 July 23rd, 2020|Blog, Drug Addiction|

Tips on How to Deal with Anxiety and Worries During Covid-19

During this time of uncertainty, when no one knows when the battle against COVID-19 will end, it's easy to worry and become anxious about the future. Some can manage their fears and anxiety and go about their day usually, but others struggle to cope. Stress, anxiety, and depression can trigger [...]

2020-07-16T14:24:33+00:00 July 16th, 2020|Blog, Recovery|

Methadone vs. Suboxone

Opiate addiction has claimed the lives of millions of people for centuries. For a long time, there were no medical treatments for addiction to drugs like morphine or heroin. Science, however, has caught up to the problem and has given us medical solutions to addiction. The two most widely used [...]

2020-02-25T16:04:07+00:00 April 20th, 2019|Blog, Controlled Substances, Drug Addiction|

Suboxone Addiction

The drug Suboxone is designed to help opioid addicts stop using drugs by tapering them off gradually. Opioid drugs like heroin, morphine, and pain relievers like hydrocodone and oxycodone are incredibly addictive and cannot be stopped cold turkey. Suboxone works to stop opioid addiction, but not become addictive itself.  The [...]

2020-02-25T16:03:40+00:00 April 10th, 2019|Addiction, Controlled Substances, Detox, Drug Addiction, Drug Information|

Fentanyl Patch Abuse

Fentanyl was developed as a powerful painkiller for patients who developed resistance to narcotic pain medication. It is powerful opioid that is 100 times more powerful than morphine and 50 times more potent than heroin. Fentanyl is usually prescribed to cancer patients and those with terminal, painful conditions. The drug [...]

2019-04-08T01:47:37+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Controlled Substances, Drug Addiction, Prescription Drugs|

Recovery Center in Florida | Effects of Heroin

Heroin has become increasingly more popular over the years as the opioid epidemic has continued to grow. Most people that find themselves using heroin actually started with painkillers. Many people who are/were addicted to painkillers switched to heroin because it is cheaper and easier to get while having the same [...]

2017-12-29T21:07:23+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Blog, Drug Addiction, Drug Information|

Palm Beach Treatment Center | What Is an Opioid?

Over the years, the opioid epidemic has hit an all-time high. About 20,000 people die from opioid overdose every year. Let’s take a look at what opioids are and why misusing them can be dangerous from your Palm Beach treatment center. What Is an Opioid? An opioid is a synthetic [...]

2017-12-14T16:04:20+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Addiction, Blog, Drug Addiction, Drug Information, Prescription Drugs|